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Court Bonds 09.15.2020

Our Aging Population: The Important Role of Guardians

The Population Research Bureau projects that by 2060 (just 40 years from now), there will be 95 million Americans older than 65. That’s an increase of 52 million people from 2018! Who will care for…
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Our Aging Population: The Important Role of Guardians
Surety Bonds 02.26.2020

Unmarried Partners & Estate Planning

When it comes to estate planning, having a marriage certificate with your life partner is critical. Without it, state intestacy laws do not let an unmarried couple inherit from each other, meaning your close relatives…
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Unmarried Partners & Estate Planning
Court Bonds 02.19.2020

Conservatorship in Michigan for Adults Who Become Disabled

Formerly-competent adults in the State of Michigan who lose the ability to take care of themselves properly are often appointed conservators or guardians to care of the incapacitated person and their property. The conservator is…
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Conservatorship in Michigan for Adults Who Become Disabled
Court Bonds 02.17.2020

Who Do Guardianship Bonds Protect?

When a guardian is told by the court to purchase a guardianship surety bond, they must obtain the bond in order to serve as a guardian. The guardianship bond is providing protection for the ward….
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Who Do Guardianship Bonds Protect?
Court Bonds 09.11.2019

Types of Guardianships

Guardians are appointed by courts to aid a person with their financial needs. The most common types of guardians and the ones you’ve probably heard about are guardians of minors. The minor they are aiding…
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Types of Guardianships
Court Bonds 08.23.2019

How to Become a Guardian Without a Lawyer

If you cannot afford an attorney but still hope to become a guardian, The City University of New York is here to assist you by guiding you through the guardianship process. While CUNY strongly recommends going through…
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How to Become a Guardian Without a Lawyer
Court Bonds 07.16.2019

The New Jersey Guardianship Filing Process

The New Jersey rules for filing for guardianship are rather complex and extensive. As a result of amendments to the state court rules made effective on September 1, 2016, guardianship petitions must be initiated using specific forms prepared by…
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The New Jersey Guardianship Filing Process
Court Bonds 06.27.2019

Guardianship in Michigan for Adults Who Become Disabled

Adults who were formerly competent but are now disabled or “incapacitated,” meaning they lose the ability to take care of themselves, may need to have a guardian appointed to make informed decisions for them. Guardians…
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Guardianship in Michigan for Adults Who Become Disabled
Court Bonds 06.27.2019

New Mexico Guardianship Reforms Provide New Protections

New Mexico has enacted new guardianship and conservatorship law reforms requiring certification and training for guardians and conservators while setting up a standard grievance process for complaints regarding treatment of conservatees and wards under court…
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New Mexico Guardianship Reforms Provide New Protections